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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)52E transitional Type IV, ex-Mastalir collection.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:90.00 USD Estimated At:125.00 - 200.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)52E transitional Type IV, ex-Mastalir collection.
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This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 14 @ 14:05UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)52E transitional Type IV, ex-Mastalir collection. S-P37; KM-A20.4; CT-432. 17.28 grams. Darkly toned and heavily corroded on both sides but with clear full pillars and shield (and full crowns above both). According to Mastalir, this is one of only two specimens known of this die variety. Pedigreed to the Roberto Mastalir collection, #IV.1-A.db(1)2 in his book (page 107), with photo-certificate. Recovered from: Maravillas, sunk in 1656 off Grand Bahama Island